Health

06-01-2013
Civil society groups in Sebha have urged the government to take immediate steps to improve security at the largest hospital in the city, which serves a large catchment area in southern Libya.
31-12-2012
A Canadian company has won a LD2.6m ($2.1m) contract to supply and install medical gas equipment at a hospital in Tripoli.
30-12-2012
A Florence-based company has won a contract with the Ministry of Health to handle the disposal of medical waste.
10-12-2012
The Ministry of Health has issued an announcement for foreign pharmaceutical suppliers and manufacturers who have submitted registration details to the ministry.
09-12-2012
Fatima Hamrouch, who was recently replaced as Minister of Health and has now returned to work in Ireland, says she became a "marked woman" after trying to tackle large-scale corruption of public funds.
13-11-2012
The developer of the Libyan European Hospital, which is under construction in Benghazi, told The Libya Report that it plans to be operational by the end of next year.
10-10-2012
The Ministry of Health has opened new dental, physiotherapy and radiology facilities at a clinic in Kufra, south-east Libya.
20-09-2012
The Sahara Insurance Company (SIC) has signed an agreement to sell Bupa International's private health insurance products to corporate clients in Libya.
10-09-2012
Paris-based Ideal Medical Products Engineering (IMPE) has won a contract to build a new wing at a hospital in Libya's second city.
05-09-2012
Libya's Ministry of Health says it has appointed an international auditing firm to assess unpaid medical bills in Jordan and other countries, including Greece.
04-09-2012
Jordan's Private Hospitals Association (PHA) has condemned a decision by the Libyan health ministry to cancel the contract of an auditor appointed to verify unpaid invoices relating to medical treatment in Jordan for wounded Libyans.
30-08-2012
Libya's Minister of Health, Fatima Hamrouch, has criticised a government programme to provide overseas medical treatment to Libyans, saying not all those travelled abroad were injured.
21-08-2012
Private clinics from Bologna and Benghazi establish a partnership for training and assistance.
07-08-2012
Libya's Ministry of Health has signed an agreement with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to establish a new disesase research centre in Libya.
06-08-2012
The Libyan government's representative in Athens says that the country will pay half of the €150m (LD233m) owed to Greek hospitals and hotels which treated wounded Libyan fighters.